Abby Wambach, Lisa Leslie Among Female Athletes Who Prove Gilbert Arenas Wrong (Photos)

United States forward Abby WambachGilbert Arenas seems to think female athletes are nothing more than objects for men to look at, but there are plenty of successful sportswomen who show that’s far from the truth.

The former NBA point guard went on not one, not two, but three separate rants on Instagram calling for more “cutie pies” in the WNBA, suggesting that and more revealing uniforms would make the league an instant success. But female athletes have been doing just fine the way they are for a very long time.

From all the way back in the 1930s when Babe Didrikson Zaharias began dominating multiple sports, women have been keeping up with men with their athletic talents.

So from Margaret Court to Serena Williams, let’s take a look at 10 female athletes who stack up to their male counterparts. And there are plenty more where they came from.

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